Man Arrested in Stabbing Death of Girlfriend in Stanton

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STANTON (CNS) - A man was in arrested for allegedly stabbing his girlfriend to death in Stanton, authorities said Monday.

Edgar Navarrete, 22, of Stanton was booked on suspicion of murder in the killing of Serena Gallardo, 22, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Department.

Deputies were sent to the 10000 block of Bell Street about 11:50 p.m. Sunday on a report of a stabbing, the sheriff's department reported.

"Upon arrival, deputies found Serena Celeste Gallardo suffering from life-threatening injuries," the sheriff's department said in a statement. "Gallardo was transported to the hospital where she was pronounced deceased. Two additional adult victims were treated at the scene for minor injuries."

Deputies arrested Navarrete and recovered a weapon believed to have been used in the crime, the sheriff's department reported.

Anyone with information on the crime was urged to call the Orange County Sheriff's Department at 714-288-6740. Anonymous information may be provided through Orange County Crime Stoppers at 855-TIP-OCCS.

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